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CDHi Welcomes James Kornegay to the Executive Board

CDH International is proud to welcome community leader and CDH dad, James Kornegay, to our Executive Board of Directors. “My wife and I found out we were pregnant with our second child in the spring of 2015. At our normal 20 week ultrasound, our daughter was diagnosed with CDH. We spent the next few weeks …

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CDHi Attends 2020 APSA Conference

CDH International is proud to have participated again in the annual American Pediatric Surgical Association meeting. Though we have attended these meetings for 24 years, this is the first time that APSA held their forum virtually. This year, Dr. Matt Harting, of the CDH Study Group and the University of Texas, gave a wonderful update …

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CDH International Attends the American Pediatric Surgical Association Conference

CDHi attended the virtual APSA conference this year. It was wonderful to hear new updates on Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia, including the CDH Study Group’s push for a global Standard of Care. Every bit of progress in the fight for better care for all our children is something to be celebrated and it’s only been the …

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Dr. Mahmoud El Fiky Joins CDHi Medical Advisory Board.

CDH International is proud to add Dr. Mahmoud El Fiky to our organization’s Medical Advisory Board. Dr. El Fiky is an Associate Professor of Pediatric Surgery at Cairo University. Harvard Medical School graduate of Global Clinical Scholars Training Program. He is also the Administrative Secretary for IPEG Middle East Chapter and co-chair for IT and …

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CDH International at the 2020 ECRD Conference

CDH International was proud to present our research poster at 10th European Conference on Rare Disease & Orphan Products in Sweden. Because of the pandemic, the entire conference was virtual and thus allowed us to participate from North Carolina. This is our 3rd year attending the ECRD and we are working hard on building rare …

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Nebraska Proclaims April CDH Awareness Month

The governor of Nebraska has proclaimed that April 2020 be a month that citizens of the state to recognize and raise awareness of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Join us in raising awareness on CDH Awareness Day, April 19th, and all month long. While all states have been requested, we are still requesting mayor proclamations. Request one …

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Iowa Proclaims April CDH Awareness Month

The governor of Iowa has proclaimed that April 2020 be a month that citizens of the state to recognize and raise awareness of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Join us in raising awareness on CDH Awareness Day, April 19th, and all month long. While all states have been requested, we are still requesting mayor proclamations. Request one …